In Service Inspection and Management of Lifting Equipment accessories Ref (open)

Course Overview

Duration: 1 Day
Max Number of Delegates: 6
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: Certificated

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for personnel who may be required to carry out in service inspection of lifting equipment during their working day.


To ensure delegates appreciate the law relating to lifting operations. Recognise the need for correct marking, storage and handling of equipment and identify key lifting equipment defects, so as to be able to complete in-service inspections.

Training Methods

Classroom based tutorials and demonstrations. Practical exercise in the selection and in service inspection of lifting equipment.

Courses are run nationally 6 days a week. For further information fill out the form below.


Additional information

On completion of the course personnel will know:

  • Understand the requirements for the relevant legislation
  • Manage and control lifting equipment in accordance with legislation
  • Carry out an In-Service Inspection of lifting equipment to identify signs of damage or wear that may affect the equipment’s fitness for use



This course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment. The course does not provide training in maintenance of equipment.

  • Statutory Legislative Requirements:

The Health & Safety at Work Law
Powers of the Inspectorate
British and European Standards
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Regulations 1998 (An overview)
The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment
Regulations 1998 (An overview)
Management of Health & Safety at Work
Regulations 1999 (An overview)
HSE Guidance Notes

  • Portable Lifting Equipment Examination/ Inspection (Theory & Practical)
    Chain Slings / Master Links & Assemblies
    Man-Made Webbing Slings
    Wire Rope Slings
    Swivel Hoist Rings
    Manual Chain Blocks/Hoists (if required)
    Lever Hoists/Pull-lifts (if required)
  • Systems
    Colour Coding
    Reporting of Defective Equipment
A collection of crane hooks and chains
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